Discussions with Kenmare’s lenders in relation to a deleveraging plan are continuing

Mineral company Kenmare Resources has confirmed a large-scale financial restructuring plan that could involve raising hundreds of millions of dollars (...)

 Enda Corneille, Emirates  and  Mishal Kanoo, CEO of the Kanoo Group.

“Geographical lumping” was how Mishal Kanoo referred to it. The chief executive of the Kanoo group, the UAE-based shipping and trading conglomerate, w(...)

Masked Palestinian Hamas militants watch the televised speech of US President Barack Obama in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip in 2009. AP Photo/Eyad Baba

The horrendous last five years in the Middle East started with joy at the fall of dictators in Tunis and Cairo. Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali’s flight to (...)

The couple were sailing from Yemen to Oman on a trip around the world when gunmen seized their yacht. Evelyne Colombo told her rescuers that the assailants had dumped her husband Christian Colombo’s body in the sea after he was killed. File photograph: Google Street View

Seven Somali men accused of hijacking a French yacht in an assault in which its owner was killed and his wife abducted in the Arabian Sea four years a(...)

Roisin Traynor works as a guidance counsellor at a school in Kuwait.

At the age of 22, I began my career as a guidance counsellor in a secondary school in Ireland. I had an amazing first year in this sector, but I want(...)

A record-breaking season for Middle East GAA has continued with a fantastic turn-out for the last round of League games at the Dubai GAA Festival. 9(...)

British prime minister David Cameron takes questions from employees at BAE Systems in Preston on Thursday. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

As a backdrop for Project Fear it could scarcely be bettered: a Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet in the final stages of assembly, primed for sale to a(...)

Iraqi pro-government forces drive their armoured vehicles in the Jwaibah area, on the eastern outskirts of Ramadi, on February 8th after they retook the region from Islamic State  group jihadists. Photograph: Al-Dulaimi/AFP/Getty Images

Major powers trying to forge a Syrian peace plan have made almost no progress in overcoming one of the main obstacles to ending the war: deciding who (...)

Bora Argon 18 rider Sam Bennett finished fourth on stage four of Tour  of Qatar. Photograph: Getty Images.

Sam Bennett continued to show strong early-season form on Thursday, finishing fourth on stage four of the Tour of Qatar and moving up the general cla(...)

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura  during a press briefing in Geneva, where he announced a “temporary pause” until February 25th of talks aimed at ending the civil war. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

UN-mediated talks to end the war in Syria are on pause until February 25th, UN envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday, saying the talks had not fa(...)